Marion Smith Lyon
Marion Smith Lyon of Kosse passed away on Dec. 24, 2019.
She was born to John David and Mittie Burt Smith on Jan. 26, 1933, in Robertson County. She met her husband, William Lyon, in 1949 and was married Nov. 14, 1950. They moved to Richardson in 1957 and lived there until they retired to the farm in Kosse in 1993.
She worked at Texas Instruments in Dallas for 26 ½ years. She loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and enjoyed it when they came to see her. She loved to work out in her yard and tend to her flowers. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Kosse.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Bill of almost 43 years; seven sisters; three brothers; and several nieces and nephews. She is survived by three children, Judy Shelton and husband Richard of Rosebud, Beth Lyon of Dallas, and Larry Lyon and wife Susan of Ardmore, Okla.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild,; her brother, James Smith of Fruitvale; and numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be a memorial at 2 p.m. on Jan. 26 at the First Baptist Church in Kosse with burial at Mustang Prairie Cemetery.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Kosse First Baptist Church Building Fund.